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Skin Care Review: Proactiv

by Amber, Perth, Australia

Adverse Effects


Red, irritated, blotchy, blistered skin from only 2 uses!

Well, are you considering Proactiv? DON'T!!! I have never had a problem or negative reaction to any other product in my life and i am nearly 40! I get hormonal breakouts and they aren't that bad but with my son 15 and in need of a little help for his acne i thought we could both use this product, since it seems too good to be true. It arrived, i used it that evening, the next morning and then - MY WHOLE FACE BROKE OUT IN BLISTERS AND RED LUMPS! I am talking the kind that i haven't been able to leave the house for the last 6 days! I am now on antihistamines and cortisone cream and i tell you what, if my face is scarred from this i will sue them! I run a business and have had to cancel all my clients and i don't know how long this is going to be on my face! I'm not sleeping at night due to the itching and i look hideous! Even my husband doesn't know what to do with me as he is so worried because it is the worst he has ever seen me in 16yrs! Please, don't get this product! Try something else, it is way too harsh for mature skin - i wish i had listened to my intuition and not the hype!

Never use this product - find something else!

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